Understanding HATEOAS

HATEOAS (Hypermedia as the Engine of Application State) is a constraint of the REST application architecture. A hypermedia-driven site provides information to navigate the site’s REST interfaces dynamically by including hypermedia links with the responses. This capability differs from that of SOA-based systems and WSDL-driven interfaces. With SOA, servers and clients usually must access a […]

Diving Deeper into ‘Getting Started with Spring Cloud’

Originally posted on Programmatic Ponderings:
Explore the integration of Spring Cloud and Spring Cloud Netflix tooling, through a deep dive into Pivotal’s ‘Getting Started with Spring Cloud’ presentation. Introduction Keeping current with software development and DevOps trends can often make us feel we are, as the overused analogy describes, drinking from a firehose, often several hoses at…